Attacking a System

Windows Security Architecture

Linux Security Architecture

Command Description
adduser Adds a user to the system
cat Displays contents of file
cp Copies
ifconfig Displays network configuration information
kill Kills a running process
ls Displays the contents of a folder. -l option provides most information.
man Displays the manual page for a command
passwd Used to change password
ps Process status. -ef option shows all processes
rm Removes files. -r option recursively removes all directories and subdirectories
su Allows you to perform functions as another user (super user)

System Hacking Goals

Authentication and Passwords

Password Attacks

Privilege Escalation and Executing Applications

Hiding Files and Covering Tracks